Major websites were offline due to cloud company outage

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Major websites were offline due to cloud company outage” – below is their description.

    Multiple #websites went #offline briefly across the #globe Tuesday after an #outage at the #cloud service company #Fastly, revealing how critical a handful of companies running the internet’s plumbing have become. Dozens of sites including the New York Times, #CNN, some #Amazon sites, Twitch, Reddit, the Guardian, and the U.K. government’s home page, could not be reached. FRANCE 24’s Stephen Carroll explains.

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